(122 credit minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
3
FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 2
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
MATH 211
Calculus III A
or Calculus III B
3-4
MATH 279
Statistics and Probability for Engineers
or Probability and Statistics
2-3
MECH 234 Engineering Mechanics 2
ME 215 Engineering Materials and Processes 3
CS 101 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 3
 Term Credits16-18
2nd Semester
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
ME 231 Kinematics of Machinery 3
MECH 236 Dynamics 2
MECH 237 Strength of Materials 3
PHIL 334 Engineering Ethics and Technological Practice: Philosophical Perspectives on Engineering 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
ECE 405 Electrical Engineering Principles 3
ME 305 Introduction to System Dynamics 3
ME 311 Thermodynamics I 3
ME 315 Stress Analysis 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ME 304 Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 312 Thermodynamics II 3
ME 316 Machine Design 3
ME 343 Mechanical Laboratory I 3
ME 430 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
ME 403 Mechanical Systems Design I 3
ME 405 Mechanical Laboratory II 2
ME 407 Heat Transfer 3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective I3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective II3
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
ME 406 Mechanical Laboratory III 2
ME 408 Mechanical Systems Design II 2
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective III3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective IV3
Social Science GER MGMT 390, IE 490, or any ECON course3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits122-124

5-year B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Co-op Option A

(147 credit minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
3
FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 2
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
MATH 211
Calculus III A
or Calculus III B
3-4
MATH 279
Statistics and Probability for Engineers
or Probability and Statistics
2-3
MECH 234 Engineering Mechanics 2
ME 215 Engineering Materials and Processes 3
CS 101 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 3
 Term Credits16-18
2nd Semester
ENGR 210 Career Planning Seminar for En 1
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
ME 231 Kinematics of Machinery 3
MECH 236 Dynamics 2
MECH 237 Strength of Materials 3
PHIL 334 Engineering Ethics and Technological Practice: Philosophical Perspectives on Engineering 3
 Term Credits16
Summer
CO-OP I, Co-op Work Experience I  
 Term Credits0
Third Year
1st Semester
ENGR 310 Co-op Work Experience I 12
 Term Credits12
2nd Semester
ECE 405 Electrical Engineering Principles 3
ME 305 Introduction to System Dynamics 3
ME 311 Thermodynamics I 3
ME 315 Stress Analysis 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits15
Summer
CO-OP II, Co-op Work Experience II  
 Term Credits0
Fourth Year
1st Semester
ENGR 410 Co-op Work Experience II 12
 Term Credits12
2nd Semester
ME 304 Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 312 Thermodynamics II 3
ME 316 Machine Design 3
ME 343 Mechanical Laboratory I 3
ME 430 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 3
 Term Credits15
Fifth Year
1st Semester
ME 403 Mechanical Systems Design I 3
ME 405 Mechanical Laboratory II 2
ME 407 Heat Transfer 3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective I3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective II3
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
ME 406 Mechanical Laboratory III 2
ME 408 Mechanical Systems Design II 2
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective III3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective IV3
Social Science GER MGMT 390, IE 490, or any ECON course3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits147-149

5-year B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Co-op Option B

(147 credit minimum) 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
3
FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 2
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
MATH 211
Calculus III A
or Calculus III B
3-4
MATH 279
Statistics and Probability for Engineers
or Probability and Statistics
2-3
MECH 234 Engineering Mechanics 2
ME 215 Engineering Materials and Processes 3
CS 101 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 3
 Term Credits16-18
2nd Semester
ENGR 210 Career Planning Seminar for En 1
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
ME 231 Kinematics of Machinery 3
MECH 236 Dynamics 2
MECH 237 Strength of Materials 3
PHIL 334 Engineering Ethics and Technological Practice: Philosophical Perspectives on Engineering 3
 Term Credits16
Third Year
1st Semester
ECE 405 Electrical Engineering Principles 3
ME 305 Introduction to System Dynamics 3
ME 311 Thermodynamics I 3
ME 315 Stress Analysis 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ENGR 310 Co-op Work Experience I 12
 Term Credits12
Summer
CO-OP I, Co-op Work Experience I  
 Term Credits0
Fourth Year
1st Semester
ME 304 Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 312 Thermodynamics II 3
ME 316 Machine Design 3
ME 343 Mechanical Laboratory I 3
ME 430 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ENGR 410 Co-op Work Experience II 12
 Term Credits12
Summer
CO-OP II, Co-op Work Experience II  
 Term Credits0
Fifth Year
1st Semester
ME 403 Mechanical Systems Design I 3
ME 405 Mechanical Laboratory II 2
ME 407 Heat Transfer 3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective I3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective II3
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
ME 406 Mechanical Laboratory III 2
ME 408 Mechanical Systems Design II 2
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective III3
ME/TE ME or Technical Elective IV3
Social Science GER MGMT 390, IE 490, or any ECON course3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits147-149

ME/Technical Electives-Students must select 4 course from the list below.  In special cases, other ME/Technical Electives may be taken with departmental approval.  BS/MS student may subsitute ME 600-700 level courses with approval of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Organic Chemistry I 1
Organic Chemistry II 1
Biochemistry 1
New Venture Management 2
Financing New Venture 2
Lean Startup Accelerator 2
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 2
Applied Statistical Methods 3
Engineering Cost Analysis and Control
Legal Aspects of Engineering
Industrial Robotics
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers
Safety Engineering
Introduction to Partial Differential Equations
Probability and Statistics 3, 4
Vector Analysis
Applied Abstract Algebra
Linear Algebra
Applied Numerical Methods 5
Physiology and Medicine 5
Population Biology 5
Co-op Work Experience II 6
Project Management for Managers 3
Principles of Marketing 3
Management Science 3
General Biology 1
General Biology 1
Finite Element Method in Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Robotics and Automation
Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Vibration Analysis
Structural Analysis
Introduction to Physical Metallurgy
Principles of Tribology
Computer Simulation and Analysis in Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Aerodynamics
Dynamics of Space Flight
Automatic Controls
Engineering Properties of Plastics
Introduction to Polymer Processing Techniques
Mechanical Engineering Project A 7
Mechanical Engineering Project B 7

Refer to the General Education Requirements section of this catalog for further information on electives.

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.